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OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 77901074

Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Location: 

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Requisition No: 783522 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Working Title: OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 77901074

Position Number: 77901074 

Salary:  $17.00/hr 

Posting Closing Date: 02/15/2023 

 

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION

MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST, LIONFISH OUTREACH COORDINATOR –

77901074

LEON

Salary:  $17.00/hour; up to 40 hours per week with schedule variations based on season and workload; some overtime required; and partial benefits.

 

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, marine science, or a closely related field required, and two years of professional experience preferred.

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
State of Florida OPS employees enjoy top-tier benefits offerings including comprehensive health coverage to meet the needs of you and your family while maintaining low deductibles and low monthly out-of-pocket contributions. OPS employees also enjoy the ability to participate in the FICA Alternative Retirement Savings Plan.

Health Premiums $25.00- Single / $90.00- Family Biweekly

Low-Cost Life Insurance

For a more complete list of benefits, visit https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Administration of lionfish outreach and educational and programs within the FWC, Division of Marine Fisheries Management.
  • Represent FWC at lionfish derbies, festivals, and conferences throughout Florida
  • Lead the coordination and administration of ongoing lionfish removal incentive programs 
  • Develop and implement innovative communication strategies to promote FWC lionfish programs and increase public participation
  • Collaborate with information technology staff to maintain and improve the FWC lionfish web pages.
  • Assist with new and ongoing lionfish research projects
  • Maintain social media outlets and promote FWC lionfish programs
  • Conduct 15-30 lionfish research and harvest dives in water depths from 80 to 130 feet each year.

 

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong marketing and advertising skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be self-directed and outgoing with the ability to work professionally with coworkers and the public
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a courteous manner with a diverse range of people in person, on the phone and through video conferencing
  • Experience using various social media platforms
  • Must be willing and able to travel around the state for various events, workshops, and outreach activities
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and other periods outside of a typical work week
  • Knowledge of personal computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator, In-design, and photoshop preferred
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workloads
  • Ability to think critically and collaborate with others

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Open water SCUBA certification from a nationally recognized agency 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here. Applicants may fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee